Kathy Cantrell Holbrook

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Kathy Cantrell Holbrook, age 63, of Dahlonega, died peacefully at her residence on Saturday, September 8, 2018. Mrs. Holbrook was a beam of sunshine, her laugh and smile was contagious. She loved her family and friends with her whole heart. She will truly be missed. Kathy was born in Gainesville, but lived her entire life in Forsyth County before recently moving to Dahlonega. She worked at North Forsyth High School, where she worked in school nutrition.
Kathy is preceded in death by her daughter, Kristi Holbrook; parents, Christie and Kathleen Cantrell; brothers, Larry Cantrell, Lanny Cantrell; mother-in-law, Virginia Holbrook; and nephew, Ray Cantrell.
Survivors include husband Phil "Little Man" Holbrook, of Dahlonega; son, Jeffery and Michelle Hammond of Cumming; sister, Donna and Ricky Layman of Gainesville. Other survivors include grandson, Matthew Hammond; granddaughter, Jessie Hammond; nephews, Joshua Layman, Chad Layman, Jacob Cantrell, and Justin Wheeler; nieces, Kris Bolton, Melissa Cantrell, Kathrine Cantrell, Rachael Cantrell, and Amy DeBaker; brother in law, Greg and Debbie Holbrook. Also, a number of great nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends survive Mrs. Holbrook.
Services for Mrs. Holbrook were at 3 p.m. on Tuesday September 11th, 2018 in the McDonald and Son Funeral Home Chapel. The family received friends from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday September 10th, at McDonald and Son, and again from 11 a.m. till service time at 3 p.m. on Tuesday. The Reverends. Danny Bennett and Danny Ray Martin officiated. Rev. Danny Bennett brought the special music for the service by singing "Look What's Waiting for Me."
Interment followed in the Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Gary English officiating.
Condolences may be expressed at www.mcdonaldandson.com.
McDonald and Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Forsyth County News from Sept. 12 to Sept. 14, 2018